Samantara, aka: Sama-antara; 5 Definition(s)
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Samantara (समन्तर).—A country in India. Mention is made about this country in Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 50.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Samantara (समन्तर).—An eastern country.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 54.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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samantara : (nt.) different religions.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
samāntara (समांतर).—a Parallel.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Samāntara (समान्तर).—a. parallel.
Samāntara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sama and antara (अन्तर).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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